Friday, January 22, 2010

Don Moose Lewis White Only Basketball League: Professional All White Basketball League

Don "Moose" Lewis has announced a new professional basketball league, but is this a joke or a publicity stunt? Seems the truth is not known. Augusta Mayor, Deke Copenhaver, says this "won't fly" with the people of his city, which Lewis said he hopes will host one of his 12 games.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Lewis says he will:

...exclude blacks and all foreigners from his new league, which the newspaper said will be based in Atlanta....
...only players that are natural-born United State citizens with both parents of Caucasian race are eligible to play in the league.... 
According to the [Augusta] Chronicle, Lewis said he wants to emphasize "fundamental basketball" instead of "street ball" played by "people of color."

The league is known as the All-American Basketball Alliance (AABA). What do you think. Is this a publicity stunt?

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